Melting on the midway? Cool off with 11 photos of the State Fair in snow

Be careful what you wish for.

These are record-setting days, as today’s MPR News Presents segment at the Minnesota State Fair with two of the region’s best weather experts reminded us, and that’s keeping attendance down at the State Fair.

Our State Fair is a great state fair but our weather rather stinks right now.

Worry not! In a few moments it’ll be all over, as these 2009 images from MPR’s Nikki Tundel proves.